NCAA Track & Field East Prelims Day 1

Here is how Kentucky Track & Field did on Day 1 of the NCAA Track & Field East Prelims:

Women’s 400m Hurdles

Faith Ross and Masai Russell qualify for East Prelim Quarterfinals

2. Faith Ross- 57.77Q

4. Masai Russell- 58.38 Q

Women’s High Jump

T-4 Emily Ekholm 5’10.75”/ 1.80m Q

21. Carly Hinkle 5’7”/ 1.70m

SEC High Jump Champ Emily Ekholm moves on to Austin, TX for 2019 NCAATF Outdoor Championship for 3rd year in a row.

Men’s 1500M First Round

30. Ben Young- 3:55:26

31. Kendall Muhammad- 3:56:83

Women’s 100M First Round

4. Kianna Gray 11.34Q (-0.9)

11. Celera Barres 11.44Q (-0.4)

Women’s 400M

Chloe Abbott sets a personal best of 51.44Q 

She improves No.2 mark on the UK Track & Field all-time list

Men’s 400M First Round

7. Dwight St. Hillaire 45.94 Q

Men’s Pole Vault

T-7 Matt Peare: 17’5”/ 5.31m Q, Outdoor personal best, No.2 on UK outdoor all-time list

Back at it again tomorrow for more events and qualifications.

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